Vahid Taremi


Vahid Taremi is an Iranian composer and a skilled player of traditional Iranian instruments such as the Tar, Setar, and Shurangiz. He was born in 1987 and has established himself as a notable figure in the world of Persian music.

Taremi pursued his education at the Islamic Azad University, Tehran North Branch, where he earned both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Persian Literature. Additionally, he attended the Tehran Conservatory of Music from 2006 to 2009, focusing on playing Iranian instruments.

Throughout his career, Taremi has gained extensive teaching experience. He has taught at various institutions, including Farhang & Honar University 46, Shahid Beheshti University, Tarbiat Modares University, Nafir Artistic and Cultural Institute, Javan Cultural Center, and the Center of open courses/Soureh Institute of Graduate Studies.

As a composer, Taremi has published several notable compositions. In 2019, he contributed to the music album "Little Black Fish" as a composer, which was released by the HaftCraft label in Belgium. In 2016, he also improvised a piece for the music album "Khayyam Khani" released by RAHA records. His other compositions include the music albums "Shahre Sangestan" (2012) and "Khan-e-Hashtom" (2010), where he served as a composer and conductor. Furthermore, he was involved in the collaborative project "Self-Portrait" in 2009, providing his compositional skills.

Vahid's musical achievements extend beyond composition, as he has performed in numerous concerts around the world. His notable performances include the Maah-o-Nava online festival in 2021, where he showcased his improvisation skills with the kamanche, percussion, and vocals. In 2020, he participated in the Sipa Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia, as a shurangiz player with the Triangle Ensemble (Trio). In 2019, he performed at the Glasperlenspiel Festival in Tartu, Estonia, as part of the Haftcraft Band. Other performances took place in various locations in Belgium, China, and Iran, where he demonstrated his skills as a composer and player.

Vahid has made significant contributions to radio, television, and cinema. He served as a music critic and analyzer on various programs, including "Arghanoun," "Karaneh," and "Taranom." He also wrote music for films such as "A Report from Manaslu" (2015), "The Deteriorating World of Natia" (2013), and "Door Masho" (2014), as well as documentaries and TV series.

His contributions also extend to the theater, where he has composed music for several productions. Notable works include "Afsoone Parizad" (2009), "Shab Kouche Eshgh" (2008), "Az o Be Yek Eshare" (2007), "Setare Kouchouloo" (2007), and "Istgah" (2006), collaborating with esteemed directors and playwrights.

Vahid Taremi's versatile skills as a composer, instrumentalist, teacher, and collaborator have established him as a prominent figure in Persian music, contributing to its richness and preservation.

Updated: 01/09/2023

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